Jan 27, 2013 4:00am PST
sell the assault weapons ban, both vice president biden and democrats in congress are making one thing loud and clear. >> the bill protects hunters and sportsmen by protecting 2,200 specifically named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes. they are by make and model exempted from the legislature. >> reporter: the board is to get hunters onboard early by making sure their guns are safe. >> none of us want to take away the hunting rifle that uncle tommy gave you when you were 14 years old. we don't want to dothat. >> reporter: seen by some pro-gun rights activist a strategy to splinter the nra constituency and persuade members of congress from pro gun parts of the country to sign on. >> the ability of a member, particularly one struggling with what they think of difficult, as difficult politics back home, the ability of that member to go home and have that factually based conversation with people in the audience who may start off angry but get them to feel better when they know their gun and their shooting buddy's gun are protected makes a big difference. >> reporter: here'
Jan 26, 2013 6:00am EST
immigration. >>> vice president biden says the country cannot remain silent after last month's school shooting. the vice president said the 2007 virginia tech massacre shows how important background checks are to keep guns out of the wrong hands. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are parting ways. clinton is leaving her job at the state department next week. they sat down together for an interview with "60 minutes." and we'll have some of that for you in 30 minutes. >>> for much of the country this morning, it is cold. the national weather service is warning of bitterly cold conditions. this weekend across much of the northeast, the mid-atlantic, and the midwest, several inches of snow fell yesterday on parts of the ohio valley, then pushed through to the east coast. the system brought an arctic blast that forecasters say could be deadly. warming centers are open now in pennsylvania, new york, and new jersey. some superstorm sandy victims there still, believe it or not, don't have basic utilities to keep warm. and the tennessee valley and the carolinas are als